Pioche Chamber News

On March 14, the Pioche Chamber of Commerce conducted its regular meeting. Candice Mortenson, Les Derkovitz and Mary King were present. During committee reports, it was discussed that one of the volunteers will no longer be able to provide … [Read more...]

Caliente City Council News

Four business licenses were approved by the Caliente City Council at its recent meeting. Tall Bike ED’s Unlimited plans to have bike rentals, visitors guides, souvenirs and photos. Three were approved for cleaning services - Kassidi Krreci, … [Read more...]

Lincoln D.A. says county is ‘bowing out’ of Groom Mine case

County District Attorney Daniel Hooge said in the county commission meeting April 3 that Lincoln County is “bowing out” of involvement in the Groom Mine Eminent Domain case. He recommended to the board they file a disclaimer and get out of the … [Read more...]

Day of Prayer scheduled for May 4 in Pioche

Submitted by Linda Rollins A Lincoln County National Day of Prayer Event will take place outside at the Lincoln County Court House in Pioche, at the flagpole, 4 p.m. on Thursday May 4. We will circle the flagpole to pray and sing songs we all … [Read more...]

‘What Not Shop’ makes the move inside

The long time outdoor gift shop at R Place Shell at Ash Springs has moved indoors. After being under the canopy close to the parking area and grassy area, manager Rogan Haslem decided to expand the business and have the shop moved inside the main … [Read more...]

Hunter pleads guilty to poaching out of season

Zachary Grant Holdaway pled guilty recently in the Seventh Judicial District Court on a count of poaching out of season. Lincoln County Assistant District Attorney Franklin Katschke presented the case, charging that between August 29 and 30, 2015, … [Read more...]

Work on mountain bike trails begins

Construction has started on the non-motorized mountain bike trails around the City of Caliente that have been planned since the fall of 2012. Jake Powell with the Arizona-based American Conservation Experience gave a presentation on the project to … [Read more...]

Caliente Lodge honors teachers

Teachers are often overlooked for all the extras they do: the encouraging words at the right time, a hug or smile these are the things we see. What is unseen is the extras they take out of their finances when the supplies are running low or just … [Read more...]

Elementary kids perform annual Orff Music Festival

The Pahranagat Valley Elementary School performed its seventh annual Orff Music Festival on March 29. Friends and Family of students gathered in the school’s multipurpose room to hear the pieces of music the students have been practicing from … [Read more...]

Lincoln County Detention Center looking to house Nellis inmates

Arrangements are continuing between the Lincoln County Detention Center and Nellis Air Force Base whereby Lincoln County is able to receive some of the overflow jail inmates that are U.S. Air Force personnel being housed at Nellis. This is in … [Read more...]

Annual spring concert a hit

On March 29 and 30, the Neldon C. Mathews Center was filled with talented Lincoln County Bella Voce choir members, showcasing outstanding gospel performances. Following their annual tradition of putting up spring concerts, the choir presented The … [Read more...]

Pahranagat Valley coach to plead not guilty to theft charges

Criminal felony complaint charges of theft of nearly $123,000 were filed April 10 by the District Attorney’s office in Meadow Valley Justice Court against Ken Higbee of Alamo. Higbee has served as principal at C.O. Bastian High School in Caliente and … [Read more...]

Local students present play

On March 31 and April 1, local elementary and middle school students, in collaboration with Missoula Children’s Theater, took the stage to present a new spin of the Hans Christian Andersen classic fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea.” This … [Read more...]

Increased courthouse security discussed

The need for better security measures at the Lincoln County Courthouse was addressed at the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners meeting on Monday. Not because something has happened, but rather in the event something could happen. Sheriff Kerry … [Read more...]

District attorney explains liaison ethics question

Responding to several comments by members of the public, and at least two letters to the editor in the Lincoln County Record, District Attorney Daniel Hooge spoke to the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners on Monday to clear up what he called a … [Read more...]

New coordinator begins at refuge

A young lady from Minnesota and former Peace Corps worker is the new Visitor Services Coordinator at the Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge near Alamo. Barbara Michel (pronounced Mitchell) is from New Prague, Minnesota, a town of about 7,500, … [Read more...]

New ambulances discussed at Pahranagat Valley fire meeting

The Pahranagat Valley Fire District met as a board on March 20. They reviewed a couple different ambulances to possibly buy and are continuing to look for a used one. The Stryker training went well to get to know the new gurney and stair chair … [Read more...]

Panaca Town Board News

The March 13 Panaca Town Board Meeting was a short one. Chairman Tyler Free was not present at the beginning of the meeting so Mike R. Anderson took the chair. Short a few dollars to pay all bills, an agreement was reached to carry over the … [Read more...]

Future of power district impacted by ballot question

Alamo Power met as a board on March 21 to mainly discuss the impact of legislation and bills being discussed. Back in November, Nevada voted on Question 3 to amend the Nevada Constitution to “require the Legislature to make it possible for an open, … [Read more...]

Caliente City Council News

At the latest Caliente City Council meeting, interest in purchase or leasing the Caliente Old Firehouse was presented by Anna Perkins and Mikaela Powers. Dylan Frehner will look into what steps need to be taken. Approval for Best in the Desert NV … [Read more...]